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Key Worker (The Prevention Alliance Stockport)

Stockport
£17,948 per annum (Pro rata £22,435)
Group
Job Ref: JHG-231
Closing Date: 1st August 2021

Jigsaw Homes Group is one of the largest housing groups in England with more than 33,000 homes across the North West and East Midlands, employing over 1400 employees.  Our main social purpose is to provide quality homes as solid foundations for people to thrive for the rest of their lives.

Jigsaw Support brings together our support services from across the Jigsaw Group. Our projects and services are as diverse as the needs of the people we support and range from homelessness and housing advice, domestic abuse support, employment services to agency managed properties and much more.

You will be directly employed by Jigsaw Support and will work in partnership with five other Alliance partners to deliver The Prevention Alliance (TPA) service within Stockport.

Members of the Alliance are Age UK Stockport, FLAG, Nacro, Talk Listen Change (TLC), Stockport Homes and Jigsaw Support.

The Prevention Alliance vision is that ‘Strength based approaches will be the way of working in Stockport and beyond’

The Prevention Alliance mission is ‘Creating change together - through the strengths of people and communities’

We work with people to improve their independence and resilience through a person led approach, offering 1-1 key working, advice, signposting, and dedicated workers to help people achieve positive change.

We enable people to explore and utilise their strengths to build their confidence.  We encourage people to develop their own sustainable network of support, whilst sharing their skills and experience to give something back.

Enthusiastic and dedicated you will have a commitment to work as a positive team member within the Alliance.

You will have ability to communicate effectively and build strong professional relationships. You will work holistically, through a guided conversation you will explore the person’s strengths and networks, and through working with them to develop a personal plan you will encourage them to utilise their strengths to create positive change. You will be able to work independently, and prioritise your own workload.

In return Jigsaw offer 24 working days holiday per annum (rising with extended service), flexible working, access to the Social Housing Pension Scheme, employee discount scheme, enhanced maternity/paternity leave, training/development opportunities and Simply Health membership.

If you would like to apply for this position, please apply on-line at our website www.jigsawhomes.org.uk/vacancies

Please note you must apply via our application form, we do not accept CV’s.